Victoria Stewart Studio

Victoria Stewart Studio

5.0 (3)
6 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee

About this pro

I have more than 30 years of experience as a performing musician and music teacher, both in the classroom and as a private teacher. My goal is to teach the basics of a strong musical foundation, and use creativity to foster a love for music in my students.

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Credentials

Mt Pleasant, SC 29466
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3 Reviews

5.0

  • Katherine Clark

    Victoria is such an energetic and positive person. She concentrates on real musical concepts, not fluff, but makes it exciting for my daughter.

  • Margaret Moxness

    Talented, friendly, effective and skilled... she is the best!

  • Margaret Moxness



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Listen to the student play or sing, and make an evaluation of the student's level of knowledge and ability.  Provide feedback to the student and make recommendations. Make a plan to get the student on the path to where they would like to be.  Provide encouragement and guidance along the way.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Originally from the mountains of Western North Carolina, Victoria has an impressive array of singing, acting, and performance experience. Her background includes country as well as sacred music, and musical theatre. She began teaching piano as a freshman in high school, and was well known in the area for singing and playing the piano at local events. Victoria began her musical education at Young Harris College in Young Harris, GA, where she earned the Associate of Fine Arts Degree in Music as a Piano, Voice and Organ major. She transferred to Appalachian State in Boone, NC to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Music. She continued her education at Western Carolina University where she obtained her NC teacher certification and worked on her Master of Music Education degree, all while teaching in the public school, her private studio, and serving as a minister of music. Victoria left the Tar Heel State for Nashville, TN where she opened her own creative arts studio, and found success instructing students in voice, piano, and acting, while pursuing her dream of singing and writing country and contemporary Christian music. As a songwriter, Victoria wrote and performed her original songs in churches of various denominations nationwide, and hosted several songwriter nights in the Nashville area. Victoria now resides in Mount Pleasant, and teaches piano, voice, acting, and songwriting.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

30 minutes - $30

45 minutes - $45

60 minutes - $60


How did you get started teaching?

I started singing in church when I was 5, and always loved music.  My dad bought me a piano when I was in 4th grade and I started taking piano lessons.  I began entering talent shows in 6th grade, and was well known in the area for my music.  When I was in 9th grade, I began teaching piano lessons and have been doing it ever since!  My love of music led me to major in music and pursue it as a career.


What types of students have you worked with?

Babies through Senior Adults.  


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Our Holiday Concert! Students (voice and piano) performed holiday pieces for an audience.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Know what your goals are, then find someone who has the skills and abilities to help you reach your goals.  Also look for a personality style that you can relate to and gel with. This should become a long-term working relationship that is built on trust.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Where am I now, and where do I want to be?

How much time, money and effort can I invest into reaching my goals?

How important is this to me?

What is my motivation for doing this...my reason?


Lessons offered

Music Theory Lessons Piano Lessons Singing Lessons Songwriting Classes Vocal Training Lessons Voice Lessons Accompaniment Lessons Audition Prep Lessons Broadway Singing Lessons Christian Gospel Lessons Classical Piano Lessons Classical Voice Lessons Country Singing Lessons Jazz Voice Classes Music Performance Lessons Musical Theater Classes Acting Classes Child Acting Lessons Choir Teachers Stage Performance Training